Canadiens sign Plekanec to two-year extension

Tomas Plekanec scored twice in the first period and Mike Condon made 20 saves in his NHL debut to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1.

The Montreal Canadiens have signed Tomas Plekanec to a two-year extension, the team announced Friday morning.

The signing is worth a reported $12 million, and will see the centre through the 2017-2018 season. According to reports, the contract does not include trade protection.

Plekanec, 32, was entering the final year of a six-year deal and was due to become a UFA on July 1, 2016.

Plekanec has spent his entire NHL career with the Canadiens, registering 206 goals and 503 points in 766 games since being drafted in the third round (71 overall) by the club in 2001.

He already has four goals just five games into the 2015-16 campaign, and has served as a strong part of the Canadiens’ franchise-record 5-0 start this season.

October 16, 2015


Tomas Plekanec

Montreal Canadiens
2 yrs
Contract Extension
$6 million
$12 million

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